Angela Riechers is an award-winning writer, art director and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. She writes primarily for design-related publications, including Wallpaper, AIGA, Metropolis, and Design Observer. Her MFA thesis, “Designing Grief: Personal Memorial Objects in the Twenty-First Century” explored the ways in which evolving technology affects the design of systems and objects created to preserve human memories. Her current research focuses on the puzzling popularity of “live” holographic performances by dead entertainers. This year, she developed a new summer intensive program, Typography as Language, for the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her favorite typeface at the moment is Knockout.